Monthly Archives: June 2017

Yummy Summer Smoothies!

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Summer is here, and this year I’m thinking of making tasty fruity smoothies my cold treat of choice! They can be packed full of vitamins and minerals, plus they won’t melt in your hand! … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Sleep over the Nightshade Family of Plants

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern The Nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) includes many fruits and vegetables that you may be familiar with, and probably have at home right now. But did you know that this group of plants … Continue reading

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A Grandparent’s Guide to Summer Activities for the Grandkids

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Let me set the mood: The Arizona sun is already heating up the day and my mom wakes me up early. It is summer, I’m twelve years old, and I’m about to head … Continue reading

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New Recipe: Creamy Pesto Chicken

By Emily Carver, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Are you known for a particular dish? Where anyone who comes over or invites you to a cookout, asks you to make it? I never thought I’d be the type to … Continue reading

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Functional Foods Without any Assembly Required

By Kevin Dietmeyer, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student   When you buy something it’s important to you that it’s functional, right?  You want something that works and if there’s some assembly required then the functionality of that product is … Continue reading

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